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Gold Coast vs Auckland
Glc vs Akl

Average net salary (After tax)

Auckland
Gold Coast

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Akl
Glc
Outside city centre
Akl
Glc

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Akl
Glc
Outside city centre
Akl
Glc

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Akl
Glc
Outside city centre
Akl
Glc

Mortgage rates

Auckland
4.5%
Gold Coast
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

Electricity, heating, water, Garbage for a 85m2 Apartment

Auckland
Gold Coast

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Akl
Glc

Mobile phone data

One-minute local prepaid call (no plan or discount)

Akl
Glc

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Akl
Glc

Monthly pass

Regular price

Akl
Glc

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Auckland
Gold Coast

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Akl
Glc
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

Milk 1L
Akl
Glc
White bread 500g
Akl
Glc
Eggs 12
Akl
Glc
White rice 1kg
Akl
Glc

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Auckland
Gold Coast

Meat & cheese

Chicken breasts 1kg
Akl
Glc
Beef round 1kg
Akl
Glc
Local cheese 1kg
Akl
Glc

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Akl
Glc
Lettuce 1 head
Akl
Glc
Tomatoes 1kg
Akl
Glc

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Akl
Glc
Oranges 1 head
Akl
Glc
Bananas 1kg
Akl
Glc

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

Inexpensive restaurant 2 meals
Akl $4,070.74/mth
Glc $4,070.74/mth
Mid-range restaurant Three-course meal for two people
Akl $4,070.74/mth
Glc $4,070.74/mth

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Auckland
4.5%
Gold Coast
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Auckland are 17.14% higher than in Gold Coast

Drinks

Coke/Pepsi 0.33L
bottle
Akl $4,070.74/mth
Glc $4,070.74/mth
Water 0.33L
bottle
Akl $4,070.74/mth
Glc $4,070.74/mth
Cappuccino regular
Akl $4,070.74/mth
Glc $4,070.74/mth

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Akl
Glc
Market 0.5L bottle
Akl
Glc

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Akl
Glc
Market 0.33L bottle
Akl
Glc

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Auckland
5
Gold Coast

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Akl
Glc

Summer dress

From a chain store (e.g. Zara, H&M)

Akl
Glc

Shoes

1 pair Nike shoes
Akl
Glc
1 pair men's leather shoes
Akl
Glc

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Auckland
$15.33
Gold Coast
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Akl $4,070.74/mth
Glc $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Akl $4,070.74/mth
Glc $4,070.74/mth